Sunday, April 25, 2010

Quick Chocolate Balls

--thanks to Kim Patterson
3/4 cup white sugar
½ cup butter room temp
2 T milk
2 tsp vanilla
2 c quick cooking oatmeal
¼ cup unsweetened coca powder
¼ cup chopped pecans
¼ cup sweetened flaked coconut

Beat together the sugar and butter until creamy. Stir in the milk and vanilla. Add the oatmeal and sift cocoa over the mixture. Blend well.

Form the dough into 1 inch balls.

Pour pecans and coconut onto separate plates. Roll half the balls in the coconut and the other half in the pecans.

Refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 months.

Makes about 2 ½ dozen balls.

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